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Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Less is More Challenge - 3 Squares

I have been wanting to join in the challenges at Simply Less is More for the last 3 weeks but just havent got round to it until this week.  They are now onto week 4 and their challenge is  to use 3 squares.
This is quite a different card for me but I quite like the simplistic design but feel its not quite finished.  I think I should have used a lighter colour base card.   Your comments would be most welcome.


Ingredients:
Card - Recycled Card Blank- Papermania
Embossed and Die Cut Squares done using the Die Set that came with my Cuttlebug.
Sentiment - Rub On - Papermania


Thanks for stopping by.
Have a good day.
Hugs Sally x

10 comments:

  1. Hi Sally,
    I'm glad you managed to join us at last.
    I tend to agree about the colour of the base card... the depth of tone makes the images sink into it instead of being the focal point. I think you were right to go with something other than white, but maybe this is a tad too deep.
    Now you've dipped your toe in the water, we need to see you every week!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. I don't actually mind the Kraft background, but, it certainly doesn't make the squares pop. A lighter shade, or white would have been more dramatic...even black may have worked!
    I do love a bit of pink and orange!
    Thanks for joining us, do hope you want to come back again and again
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  3. Love your embossed cakes...I also like kraft card....great card,

    Anne

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  4. I love the kraft background but agree that this card would probably be much more spectacular with a lighter base card.

    Kathyk

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  5. Well I rather like the background with these colours - it reminds me of spicy gingerbread (and that can only be a good thing!) Adding a scored line above and below the squares would 'anchor' them.

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  6. love the coloured squares against the kraft card - v effective

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  7. Nice card Sally, but yes I would either have a white background or lighter squares.

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  8. I like it and the colours

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  9. Hi Sally, sorry but not the right idea of the challenge. I am not the best cardmaker in the world but as a follower of yours I have to say that this does not meet the other challenges at all. Think white and work from that. It is such a difficult challenge to enter, but once you grasp it it is so rewarding. You can't believe that you hav made such a card and at such a little cost.

    Kath x

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  10. Hi Sally! Love the embossed squares!! Great card!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave me a comment. I love reading them all.
Hugs Sally xxx

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